Is Fort Worth’s Classical Music Scene On The Mend? Well, …

Things weren’t pretty on the classical music scene in Cowtown this past season. The Fort Worth Symphony went through an ugly strike; Fort Worth Opera’s board fired the company’s very successful general director without warning; the Symphony’s venue, Bass Performance Hall, threw out the music director because he was carrying his kid’s violin, for crying […]

Ian Buruma Named Editor Of New York Review Of Books

“He steps into the role two months after the death of editor Robert B. Silvers, who, with Barbara Epstein, founded the publication in 1963. … This makes Buruma just the third editor in NYRB’s history, and gives him reign [sic] over a publication that has existed throughout its entire history in the image of its […]